The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010

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Renowned physicist and global warming skeptic Freeman Dyson selects the year's best science and nature writing.

Baker & Taylor
Presents a collection of the year's best essays written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature.

Blackwell Publishing
Freeman Dyson, renowned physicist and public intellectual, edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing.

& Taylor

The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Weapons and Hope edits a collection of the finest science and nature writing. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
Description: xxv, 385 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780547327846
Branch Call Number: 500 Bes
Additional Contributors: Dyson, Freeman J.
Folger, Tim.


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Nov 24, 2011

The believer / Andrew Corsello -- One giant leap to nowhere / Tom Wolfe -- The missions of astronomy / Steven Weinberg -- Cosmic vision / Timothy Ferris -- Seeking new earths / Timothy Ferris -- Don't! / Jonah Lehrer -- Out of the past / Kathleen McGowan -- Brain games / John Colapinto -- The alpha accipiter / Gustave Axelson -- Flight of the Kuaka / Don Stap -- Modern Darwins / Matt Ridley -- The superior civilization / Tim Flannery -- Still blue / Kenneth Brower -- The Lazarus effect / Jane Goodall -- Darwin's first clues / David Quammen -- All you can eat / Jim Carrier -- A formula for disaster / Felix Salmon -- Not so silent spring / Dawn Stover -- The Catastrophist / Elizabeth Kolbert -- The sixth extinction Elizabeth Kolbert -- Scraping bottom / Robert Kunzig -- A life of its own / Michael Specter -- Purpose-driven life / Brian Boyd -- The monkey and the fish / Philip Gourevitch -- Graze anatomy / Richard Manning -- Hearth surgery / Burkhard Bilger -- Green Giant / Evan Osnos -- India, enlightened / George Black.


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